John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Allergic onycholysis and paronychia caused by cyanoacrylate nail glue, but not by photobonded methacrylate nails Volume 10, numéro 3, April - May 2000

Section of Dermatology Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 aA, FIN-00250 Helsinki, Finland.
  • Page(s) : 223-5
  • Année de parution : 2000

Nail cosmetics may induce side effects such as sensitization [1-3]. The most common side effect is allergic contact dermatitis from nail lacquer caused by toluene sulphonamide formaldehyde resin [3]. Other causes are allergy to methacrylates and cyanoacrylates from acrylic nails [1, 2]. We present a patient who had become allergic to cyanoacrylates used in nail cosmetics, but who could nevertheless use photobonded sculptured nails. [...]